The Bones of Cuttlefish

The Bones of Cuttlefish

by Eugenio Montale
     
 

The first book of Montale's poems is one of the greatest of modern poetry. Its place is just next to Alfred Prufrock and Other Observations, The Elegies of Duino, Signe ascendant by Andre Breton and other important books of poetry of this century. Although it has been translated into English at various occassions, Antonio Mazza's translation should be praised and

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The first book of Montale's poems is one of the greatest of modern poetry. Its place is just next to Alfred Prufrock and Other Observations, The Elegies of Duino, Signe ascendant by Andre Breton and other important books of poetry of this century. Although it has been translated into English at various occassions, Antonio Mazza's translation should be praised and recognized as one of the best. Mazza has been translating Montale for some years. this choice would seem to be a matter of faithfulness to the voice whose language, also Mazza's mother tongue, is Italian, with all its musical, rhythmical, incantatory and lexical implications.

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ISBN-13:
9780889621978
Publisher:
Mosaic Press NY
Publication date:
01/01/2010
Pages:
70
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.99(h) x 0.24(d)

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